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Cardiac Portal


Find it here: The SCTS "Take on the Experts" Video Competition.
July 11, 2017
This video shows a coronary artery bypass surgery with right coronary aneurysm exclusion on a previously healthy 58-year-old man.
July 5, 2017
Zsolt Garami of Houston Methodist in Texas discusses the use of Transcranial Doppler (TCD) in cardiac and major vascular surgery, and the potential role of perfusionists in TCD monitoring.
July 3, 2017
This step-by-step video shows how to perform a mitral valve repair via inferior mini sternotomy.
June 29, 2017
Mohamad Bashir moderates a panel discussion on controversial issues surrounding the treatment of thoracic aortic dissection.
June 27, 2017
Volkmar Falk of the German Heart Institute, Berlin, Germany, discusses the benefits and drawbacks of using a robot for mitral valve surgery.
June 26, 2017
This clinical case describes the treatment of a 39-year-old patient with a rare right atrial neoplasm.
June 19, 2017
The authors present a technique of double superior vena cava cannulation for cardiopulmonary bypass venous drainage in minimally invasive aortic valve surgery.
June 16, 2017
Arie Blitz of McAllen Heart Hospital, Texas, discusses the potential role of perfusionists as expert witnesses in court cases. Dr. Blitz reflects on the value of having credible, unbiased medical professionals as expert witnesses in litigation.
June 14, 2017
Mark La Meir of the University Hospital Brussels, Belgium, discusses the indications for a hybrid approach to atrial fibrillation surgery.
June 13, 2017
Chest trauma can present in many unique and unusual ways, but, if managed in time, patients can have an excellent prognosis. This video shows three cases of chest trauma with different modes of injury and varied presentations.